Lively Arts for Little Ones Presents Chris Campbell: Music for Kids @ The Other Barn
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am


Chris Campbell’s music and singing are completely live and undoubtedly original, with a sound that is an acoustic blend of folk, pop, and Americana. His program is highly interactive…beyond the energetic music, the use of props, comedy, and motion facilitate engagement in the topic at hand.


Columbia-wide Cleanup Day @ Oakland Mills
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Please join us in cleaning up Oakland Mills community on Columbia cleanup day.

This year the designated area is the path from Stevens Forest Road to the Bridge.  Please meet in The Other Barn parking lot.  We provide water/snack and CA provides trash bags, trash pokers, safety vests.  Everyone should bring work gloves, we will also provide plastic gloves.


Jazz in the Mills 2017 Concert Series Presents the Reginald Cyntje Group @ The Other Barn
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Reginald Cyntje

Jazz in the Mills 2017 Concert Series Presents the Reginald Cyntje Group on Sunday, March 26th.  “From the Virgin Islands, this passionate performer has a deep seated knowledge of Caribbean music and culture that has settled into his jazz trombone playing.”  (NPR Music)

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and can be purchased at The Other Barn or online.  Snacks and beverages are on sale during the performance.

Jazz in the Mills is sponsored by Lavenia Nesmith and the Oakland Mills Community Association.

OMCA Education Committee Meeting @ The Other Barn
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
OMCA Board Meeting @ The Other Barn
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

March 28, 2017

Oakland Mills Board of Directors Meeting

7:00 p.m.

The Other Barn


7:00 p.m.        Opening of meeting

                                    Approve the agenda for tonight’s meeting

                                    Approve the minutes from the February 28, 2017 meeting

Approve the minutes from the March 14, 2017 conference call.

(The March 14, 2017 Board meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. The

Board met by conference call on March 14 to discuss ballot issue questions which were time sensitive to the 2017 Village election.)


7:05 p.m.        Resident Remarks


New Business

7:10 p.m.        CA Marketing “Roll Out” of Membership Plans, Val Barnard, CA Assistant Director of Sales and Training


7:30 p.m.        Feasibility Study, Next Steps Discussion, OM Board


8:15 p.m.        Old Business


8:20 p.m.        Board Co-Chair Remarks, Virginia Thomas and William R. McCormack


8:25 p.m.        Manager’s Report, Sandy Cederbaum

                        FY18 – Draft Budget

Volunteers of the Year Event

Election Update


9:00 p.m.        Architecture, Kay Wisniewski

Request for 15-Day Violation Notices, Kay Wisniewski, AC Chair and

Bob Bellamy, Covenant Advisor for Property Violations

Arts Advisory, Paul Verchinski

Education Committee, Jonathan Edelson and John DiTomasso

Housing Committee, Bill McCormack

Neighborhood Enhancement Advisory Committee, Lynn Engelke

Safety & Security Committee, Judy Gottsagen and Steve Gottsagen                                


9:15 p.m.        Board Bulletin Board          


9:20 p.m.        Adjourn


Upcoming Events:  for details on all events visit:  oaklandmills.org

All events listed below are held at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD 21045

Friday, March 24, 10 a.m., Lively Arts for Little Ones presents Chris Campbell

Saturday, March 25, 9 am –             11 am, Columbia Cleans, met at The Other Barn

Sunday, March 26, 5 pm – 7:30 pm, Jazz in the Mills presents The Reginald Cyntje Group

Tuesday, March 28, 6 – 7 pm, OM Education Committee discussion with Dr. Bess Altwerger,

            OM BOE representative to the OM Cluster of schools

Saturday, April 1, 10 am, Searching for Spring at Columbia Sportspark, advance tickets required

Tuesday, April 4, 7 pm, OM Candidates’ Forum

Wednesday, April 5, 7 pm, Master Gardener on Posies in a Pot

Saturday, April 8, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, Renew. Rehab. Replace, Columbia’s Lawns & Gardens

Searching for Spring @ Columbia SportsPark
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Election Forum @ The Other Barn
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Master Gardeners Present: Posies in a Pot @ The Other Barn
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

When properly planted, a pot of blooming flowers can brighten your outdoor environment throughout the growing season. Learn about the variety of containers, types of soil and nutrients, suitable plants, and colorful uses for container gardens.

Free program.  Registration is preferred.

Please contact Brigitta Warren at events@oaklandmills.org or 410-730-4610 to register.

Sponsored by the Oakland Mills Community Association.


RAC Meeting @ The Other Barn
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The following applications will be reviewed.  These applications were due March 14th.

Save the Date! Renew.Rehab. Replace. Rethinking Columbia’s Lawns and Gardens @ The Other Barn
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sponsored by the Oakland Mills Community Association Board of Directors, the Oakland Mills Neighborhood Enhancement Advisory Committee, and Columbia 50th Birthday Celebration.

Free and open to the public. RSVP to: manager@oaklandmills.org.